The Department of Archeology under Nepal Government has begun excavations at Bhawanipur, Kerwani in Rupandehi believed to be Lord Buddha’s maternal home. Archeologists are trying to unearth evidence of Devdaha being the actual home Lord Buddha’s mother Mayadevi by conducting detailed excavations at the above site.
Marker stone marking the exact spot of Lord Buddha's birth inside Mayadevi Temple, Lumbini
(Pic: Julien Van Loye)
Explore Himalaya works with the motto ‘Development through Tourism’. Keeping in line with this motto, Explore Himalaya Community Service Project was conceived to empower underprivileged and minority segments of Nepal.